A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
HourglassMage
 one year ago
When segments intersect outside a circle, what is the relationship between the angle of intersection and the intercepted arcs?
HourglassMage
 one year ago
When segments intersect outside a circle, what is the relationship between the angle of intersection and the intercepted arcs?

This Question is Closed

dummyguy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1399473160178:dw

dummyguy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The intersecting lines form an angle. When those lines touch the sides of the circle, they form an arc. That arc has the same central angle within the circle as the angle of intersecting lines.

dummyguy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In other words: if the angle of intersection is in radians, the arc length is Radius * Angle

HourglassMage
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So...The intersecting lines form an arc which has the same central angle within the circle as the angle of the intersecting lines.

dummyguy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, and that allows you to determine the length of the arc.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.